7 year old kid hangs himself by accident with a karate belt

Published On: Sunday, January 6, 2013 5:30 AM
By: Shifra Unger
Aaris Conway
(Scroll down for video) Police are investigating the death of a 7-year-old boy from Los Angeles California. Apparently he accidentally hanged himself with his belt during karate while climbing a tree.

The news media reports Evelyn Briggs, the mother of Aaris Conway said her son was caught in the belt during karate when he tried to climb the tree and accidentally hanged himself.
"Every minute counts," said Briggs. "It takes a second. I just want other parents to be aware."

Aaris’s brother Aaron told the news media that he tried to save his brother, but it was too late.
"I was trying and trying not to shed tears, but I cannot help it," he told the news media. "He was my little brother, and I love him."

The Sheriff's Department of Los Angeles told the news media that it does seem that the death was an accident, but are waiting for the coroner to confirm the cause of death.





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